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Drei Lieder

Word count: 54

Song Cycle by Lili Hutterstrasser-Scheidl (1882 - 1942), as Lio Hans

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3. Todeslust [ sung text checked 1 time]

Language: German (Deutsch)


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Bevor er in die blaue Flut gesunken,
Träumt noch der Schwan und singet todestrunken;
Die sommermüde Erde im Verblühen
Läßt all ihr Feuer in den Trauben glühen;
Die Sonne, Funken spühend, im Versinken,
Gibt noch einmal der Erde Glut zu trinken,
Bis, Stern auf Stern, die Trunkne zu umfangen,
Die wunderbare Nacht ist aufgegangen.

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